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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Lafayette, LA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Lafayette, LA (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Lafayette, LA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Lafayette, LA is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $138,310. The second highest paying job is general dentist (average salary $115,920). The salary and the employment information in Lafayette, LA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Lafayette, LA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$138,310
0
2 General Dentists
$115,920
90
3 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$86,930
0
4 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$84,880
80
5 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$78,960
180
6 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$75,920
50
7 Mining and Geological Engineers
$75,750
0
8 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$75,390
30
9 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$71,330
440
10 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$68,340
70
11 Other Biological Scientists
$67,920
60
12 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$67,580
80
13 All Other Special Education Teachers
$64,280
50
14 Producers and Directors
$61,770
40
15 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$61,150
0
16 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$61,130
50
17 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$59,100
90
18 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$56,920
40
19 Chemists
$55,510
30
20 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$55,150
80
21 Other Education Administrators
$53,680
80
22 Real Estate Brokers
$53,240
60
23 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$51,780
180
24 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$50,400
150
25 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$50,050
270
26 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$49,580
160
27 Other Engineering Technicians
$48,950
110
28 Judicial Law Clerks
$48,260
70
29 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$48,110
210
30 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$47,610
50
31 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$46,200
660
32 Athletic Trainers
$45,840
30
33 Bridge and Lock Tenders
$45,830
30
34 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$43,740
40
35 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$43,120
50
36 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$42,930
70
37 Other Counselors
$42,830
70
38 Insurance Underwriters
$42,710
80
39 Other Plant and System Operators
$42,410
190
40 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$42,400
70
41 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$41,190
40
42 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$40,800
180
43 Other Construction and Related Workers
$39,220
180
44 Fundraisers
$39,060
40
45 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$38,570
0
46 Interior Designers
$38,010
60
47 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$36,320
0
48 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
$36,070
110
49 Transportation Security Screeners
$35,640
40
50 Editors
$34,650
30
51 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
$34,200
60
52 Audiologists
$34,020
0
53 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$34,010
110
54 New Accounts Clerks
$33,740
40
55 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$33,550
120
56 Food Batchmakers
$33,020
80
57 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$32,930
110
58 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$32,700
50
59 Bailiffs
$32,590
50
60 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$32,510
30
61 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$32,060
90
62 Writers and Authors
$31,810
40
63 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$31,620
0
64 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$31,380
40
65 Brokerage Clerks
$30,820
0
66 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$30,760
80
67 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$30,590
40
68 Community Health Workers
$30,390
50
69 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$30,160
50
70 Dental Laboratory Technicians
$30,090
0
71 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$29,850
90
72 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$29,660
60
73 Phlebotomists
$29,510
200
74 Reporters and Correspondents
$29,390
0
75 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$29,060
60
76 Desktop Publishers
$28,980
160
77 Travel Agents
$28,560
40
78 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
$28,380
420
79 Funeral Attendants
$28,290
0
80 Medical Equipment Preparers
$28,260
50
81 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$28,120
40
82 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$27,590
50
83 Occupational Therapy Aides
$27,440
40
84 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$25,590
0
85 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$24,960
100
86 Skincare Specialists
$24,690
40
87 Animal Control Workers
$24,580
30
88 Sewing Machine Operators
$24,060
80
89 Tour Guides and Escorts
$23,860
40
90 Pharmacy Aides
$23,290
40
91 Broadcast Technicians
$22,690
40
92 Crossing Guards
$21,750
70
93 Animal Trainers
$21,730
0
94 Orderlies
$20,410
90
95 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$19,680
30
96 Legislators
$18,700
60
97 Other Transportation Workers
$18,190
130
98 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$18,050
270

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